ZTE Axon 60 Ultra Announced with Dual Satellite Communication and 5.5G Support

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ZTE has just introduced the ZTE Axon 60 Ultra in China which boasts dual satellite communication technology and other impressive features. However, it was stated that the device will not be offered publicly in China.

ZTE Axon 60 Ultra

The Axon 60 Ultra has a focus on security with an independent security chip. Moreover, it runs on Jingxing OS based on a dual-system architecture. The architecture lets users switch between user mode and kernel mode. The former lets you run with limited access to system resources. Meanwhile, the latter gives the OS to unrestricted access to its hardware.

ZTE Axon 60 Ultra China launch satellite comms

The next-generation Ultra device boasts ZTE Hongyu satellite communicate technology and dual satellite connectivity. This means users can take and make live voice calls and text message without cell service.

The device itself features eight built-in 5G antennas and an adaptive multi-antenna switching algorithm for improved connectivity. It boasts support for 5.5G (also known as 5G-Advanced), China Mobile’s new high-speed 5G network that offers downlink speeds of up to 10Gbps and uplink speeds of up to 1Gbps.

ZTE Axon 60 Ultra China launch camera

Other features of the device include a 6.78-inch 120Hz 1.5K OLED panel, a Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chip, 6000mAh battery, 80W fast charging support, 50MP main rear camera, 50MP ultrawide lens, and a 32MP front snapper.

ZTE Axon 60 Ultra China launch rugged

It also supports NFC and comes with an IP68 dust and water resistance rating.

The device will not be sold to the public but ZTE CEO Ni Fei has revealed plans to release a flagship phone with satellite communication technology that will be offered to the public later this year.


Q: What are the full specifications of the ZTE Axon 60 Ultra?

A: Here’s a rundown:

Display6.78-inch 1.5K OLED
120Hz refresh rate
ProcessorSnapdragon 8 Gen 2
StorageTBA UFS 4.0
Rear Camera50MP main (OIS)
50MP ultrawide
2MP macro
Front Camera32MP
80W fast charging
OSJingxing OS

Q: How much is the Axon 60 Ultra in China?

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A: As of writing this, ZTE has yet to reveal the memory configuration and pricing of the Axon 60 Ultra.

Q: Will the ZTE Axon 60 Ultra be available in the Philippines?

A: Unfortunately, it doesn’t seem like. The company mentioned that the device will be a ZTE Government and Enterprise product and will not even be sold publicly in China so it will not reach the Philippines.

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